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Old 03-06-2012, 05:57 PM   #15
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Well... the ones I have are fastened to the trailer.

This might help...
http://www.emhartamericas.com/sites/...Closed-End.swf
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:15 PM   #16
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Well... the ones I have are fastened to the trailer.

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http://www.emhartamericas.com/sites/...Closed-End.swf

Very simple and very clever. Thank you. Raz
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Hmmm. It seems by the section way to the right of the link in the original post that the mandrel has a head on it and the rivet has a wide section to accommodate.
However, doesn't it still have a hole where water can get in and freeze thereby playing havoc with the rivet?

Curious minds want to know.

I would still seal the exposed end...

Neat video Lizbeth. Confirms the original link.
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Roger.... What's freezing water?
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What are rivets?
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:57 AM   #20
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A riveting discussion....
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:33 AM   #21
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Smile freezing water

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Picture taken in San Diego County (Mt Palomar) The white stuff on the ground.
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Picture taken in San Diego County (Mt Palomar) The white stuff on the ground.
Thank you Roger, I was very confused!
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:47 AM   #23
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I used closed end rivets in the rebuild of my Boler, hundreds of them. So far so good. I never have considered exactly how they work but they do.
thats the ticket,,they work,,,who cares how? andf by the way....never ask whats in the sausage!
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Old 03-23-2012, 09:43 PM   #24
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I discovered them in 1987 and used them on a project then. I always keep a supply around. I have found that they require more force to draw down, and seem to be physically stronger. I believe the ones I have used are made by Marston. In the 3/16 diameter they can get pretty tiresome with a hand setter. I have a pnuematic riveter. They work very well.
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